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Sundial!

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Sundial is the leading
installer of commercial
and industrial PV systems
in Minnesota!

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Sundial has special
programs for Churches
and Nonprofits.

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Sundial designs and installs
high efficiency off-grid systems
for lake homes and cabins.

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Extreme climate? Hot or cold,
our systems can handle it all!
Sundial PV systems can stand
up to their environment.

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Sundial produces the most
efficient, reliable, and durable
solar power systems for
remote sites and emergency
power stations

Meet The Team

Jon Kramer

Jon Kramer

CEO

Email: sundialjon@gmail.com

Jon is a founding partner of Sundial. His roots in solar run deep, starting in 1969 when he soldiered together small solar arrays using solar cells his dad brought home from Goddard Space Flight Center. Jon spent many years in the building and engineering trades before starting Sundial Solar Consultants in Florida in 1999. He holds a BS in Engineering Geology from the University of Maryland and is NABCEP certified in solar PV.

Glen Goldsby

Director of Operations

Email: g.goldsby@sundialsolarenergy.com

To say Glen is motivated in the Solar Industry would be an understatement. Glen started his career in solar energy in 2012 when he literally went coast-to-coast – from New Jersey to California – to get multiple PV certifications. He begin his career at Synapse Electric in Marin County. Upon his return to Minnesota in September 2012, Glen started as a Solar Technician for Sundial. From there, he has worked his way up to his current position as Director of Operations.

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Tom “TJ” Jandric

Project Manager

Email:  TJ@sundial-western.com

TJ has been part of the Team since the solar train pulled into the station several years ago. He directly oversees the construction of most major Sundial installations nationwide. TJ has valuable team and leadership experience which he developed while working many years in the film industry. He is also trained in NABCEP Technical Sales.

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Todd Yurk

Director of Technical Operations

Email: todd@sundialsolarenergy.com

After many years in the IT field, Todd focused his sights on renewable energy and joined the Sundial Team in 2010. If you have a technical question about the operation of a solar system or the software involved in monitoring, Todd is your go-to guy. Todd’s primary responsibility is to make sure all Sundial arrays are working efficiently and in optimal condition. He also maintains our monitoring portal called Solstice.

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Michael Krause

Director of Community Solar

Michael is the founder and principal of Kandiyo Consulting, a Minneapolis firm specializing in business development for renewable energy and sustainable development projects.  In his capacity at Sundial, Michael works with  municipalities and communities  in the development of community solar gardens.  He also currently serves as Vice Chair of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities.

Erwin Templin

Chief Financial Officer

Erwin joined Sundial Solar in 2014 as the Chief Financial Officer. He comes to us with a long career as a Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of for-profit (public and private) and non-profit organizations. Erwin holds a B.S. in Economics and Business Administration, an MBA in Finance, and a Masters in Theology.

Paul Christensen

Account Manager

Phone: (612) 387-8431
Email: paulc@sundialsolarenergy.com

Paul joined Sundial in 2015 determined to make a splash in solar sales.  He has completed the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) Solar Training Academy and passed the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) PV Entry Level Exam.  Paul has over 17 years of business-to-business sales experience as a senior account executive.  He is strongly committed to integrity and customer satisfaction.  Paul’s focus is on growing Sundial’s commercial, municipal, and educational accounts.  In his spare time Paul enjoys wilderness vacations where there is no cell service or wifi signal.

Ray Colby

Photographer

Ray is a retired commercial, industrial, and documentary photographer.  After over forty years in the photo industry, he started with Sundial Solar in the very early years. Ray is in charge of documenting all our installations and takes care of all multimedia needs. Growing up in the small rural town of Albert Lea, Minnesota, he has a sense of adventure and creativity that is deeply rooted. “I love the challenge of putting together a system that will create renewable energy and help our planet’s future. I also like being out doors, and not cooped up in an office!”